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Heart of the Rookery Bay Kayak Tour

Quick Details


Capacity: 1 – 2 Paddlers

Duration: 2 – 2.5 Hours

Launch Times:9:00AM & 12:30PM Daily (availability may vary, see calendar for details)

Launch Site: Shell Island Road Boat Launch

*Children under 12 will ride in a tandem kayak with an adult, ages 3+ only

Single Kayak Adults only
Tandem Kayak 2 People
Children Ages under 12

Join your biologist guide for a 2-hour tour exploring the mangroves!!

Depart on an adventure into some of the most quiet and tranquil parts of the Rookery Bay Reserve with one of our Biologist Guides! Here you will take a leisurely paddle through the remote mangrove bays, islands, and creeks that make the estuary one of Southwest Florida’s most valuable treasures.

Look deeper into the different components of this unique ecosystem as you learn about how its oyster reefs and mangrove islands help to shape the area’s ecology. Navigate these unique living habitats while practicing basic paddling skills as you cruise among the local wildlife. The area is commonly visited by dolphin, osprey, wading birds, bald eagle, rays, interesting invertebrates, and even Manatee! Get out on the water with Southwest Florida’s only biologist guides and immerse yourself in the beauty and tranquility of the Rookery Bay Reserve! FREE HD PHOTOGRAPHY INCLUDED IN EVERY TOUR!